MAYURASANA

MAYURASANA – THE PEACOCK POSTURE

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Description :

In Sanskrit Mayur means “Peacock” and also while practicing this asana the entire body structure looks like a Peacock and hence it is also known Peacock Pose.

Health Benefits :

  • Strengthens the shoulders, arms and wrists
  • Improves balance
  • Puts pressure on the abdomen improving digestion, and relieving indigestion and constipation
  • Stimulates the abdominal organs
  • Stretches the muscles of the forearms, wrists and fingers
  • Beneficial for repetitive stress injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome, and for people who spend a lot of time on the computer.
  • It cures the diseases caused by excess of ‘Vata’, ‘Pitta’ and ‘kafa’ (wind, bile and phlegm). It stops the bleeding caused bypiles. It also prevents diabetes.

Considerations :

People suffering from cervical spondylitis should not practice this asana.Person suffering from high blood pressure avoid this asana.One should not practice this asana once if any

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